Latest Desert RATS Stories

2011-08-03 08:49:39

NASA is once again taking human space exploration to the Arizona desert in tests to simulate conditions on other worlds.

2010-09-03 09:13:06

To see what life might be like on a distant planet, reporters need only travel to the Arizona desert.

2010-08-12 19:12:03

NASA's Desert RATS project is a host of off-the-shelf electronics capable of telling the backpacker where he is, letting him talk to distant colleagues and beaming pictures of notable objects to geologists and other scientists.

2010-07-28 07:05:00

NASA is inviting the public to choose an area in northern Arizona where explorers will conduct part of the annual Desert Research and Technology Studies, known as Desert RATS.

2009-09-16 05:10:03

NASA has concluded two weeks of technology development tests on two of the agency's prototype lunar rovers.

2009-09-11 14:25:00

To prepare for human exploration of the moon and other destinations in our solar system, NASA is conducting a field test of rovers and equipment at an Earthly site in the Arizona desert.

2009-09-03 06:26:38

NASA will hold the annual Desert "RATS," or Research and Technology Studies, field test in the Arizona desert this fall, hosting a media day for journalists on Sept. 15.

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